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SI 2017 No.619 - The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017

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The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017 (“the Amendment Order”) amends the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (“the General Permitted Development Order”) to remove the existing permitted development rights which allow drinking establishments, including pubs, to change use or to be demolished. The Order also introduces a new permitted development right to enable drinking establishments to expand their food offer, or to change from a drinking establishment with an expanded food offer to use as a drinking establishment, without the need to apply for planning permission. 

The Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2017 amend the Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) Regulations 2015 (“the Compensation Regulations”) to enable local planning authorities to exclude their liability to pay compensation in specified circumstances where they decide to withdraw the new right introduced by the Amendment Order to allow drinking establishments to expand their food offer.

Title
The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017
Date
23.05.2017
Description

The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 2017 (“the Amendment Order”) amends the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (“the General Permitted Development Order”) to remove the existing permitted development rights which allow drinking establishments, including pubs, to change use or to be demolished. The Order also introduces a new permitted development right to enable drinking establishments to expand their food offer, or to change from a drinking establishment with an expanded food offer to use as a drinking establishment, without the need to apply for planning permission.

The Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2017 amend the Town and Country Planning (Compensation) (England) Regulations 2015 (“the Compensation Regulations”) to enable local planning authorities to exclude their liability to pay compensation in specified circumstances where they decide to withdraw the new right introduced by the Amendment Order to allow drinking establishments to expand their food offer.

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